• Tuesday, May 28, 2024
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AXA Mansard supports innovation in Nigerian students

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AXA Mansard, a member of AXA, the global leader in insurance and asset management has again partnered with Enactus- the world’s largest experiential learning platform to hold the Enactus Nigeria 2019 National Competition.

This year’s event which held on the 10th and 11th of June at the Civic Center, Lagos was an interesting showcase of how young students from various states across Nigeria are transforming lives and enabling progress in communities through entrepreneurial action. This dynamic and inspiring event encouraged creativity and

rewarded results.

Speaking about the event, the head of Brand and Communication at AXA Mansard Insurance plc, Nkiru Umeh stated ‘We are proud to continue to be a part of an innovative program which encourages young minds to take entrepreneurial action for others creates a better world for us all.’

Enactus began operating in Nigeria in 2000 following a decision to extend the reach of the program around the world. Since this time, the Enactus program has grown to over 30 institutions of higher learning across 25 states of Nigeria with an average participation of over 1,500 students annually. Every year, the Enactus network in Nigeria directly impacts over 100 rural societies by executing innovative developmental projects that have potentials to empower individuals and transform communities across the country.

Umeh concluded that “At AXA Mansard, we remain at the forefront of innovative thinking which will consequently make a Nigeria a better place. We continue to be encouraged by the contribution of Enactus to building courageous, innovative, dynamic, resourceful and purposeful change agents for the future.